The Air Quality Technician 1 provides general, preventive, and mechanical maintenance to assigned Student Life buildings which may include Campus Dining Operations; performs skilled installation and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration and heating, building mechanical and electrical equipment, domestic water and drainage systems; works on pneumatic and electric/electronic controls; repairs and replaces air compressors, pumps, belts, bearings, fans, motors and filters; repairs steam traps and installs pipes; repairs commercial kitchen equipment; inspects systems and performs preventive maintenance; may serve as functional crew leader in absence of BMS1-Remote; must be able to climb ladders and scaffolding; generally works first shift 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday but may be required to work second shift 10:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. or other hours depending on business needs; subject to 24-hour emergency call-ins; this position is Classified Civil Service, is not exempt from overtime, is paid biweekly, and is covered under the CWA/OSU bargaining agreement.
7th grade plus; 300 hours of training in refrigeration, heating and air-conditioning equipment (or three months of experience) or equivalent.
Ability to interpret a variety of written, oral, and picture instructions, and apply mechanical principles to solve practical problems; ability to climb ladders and scaffolding intermittently; possess valid driver's license to operate department vehicle; ability to adapt to and use emerging technologies to improve work efficiencies i.e. Personal Digital Assistant (PDA); EPA Universal Certification on Air Conditioning equipment required by end of 6th month probationary period.
Target Salary: $14.87 - $23.32 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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